Rod Blagojevich is a retired American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Illinois from 2003 until his impeachment, conviction, and removal from office in 2009. A lifelong Democrat, Blagojevich was a state representative before being elected to Congress representing parts of Chicago.
Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted in 2009 of trying to peddle Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat, expressed gratitude on Wednesday afternoon after he was commuted by U.S...
Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich maintained his innocence a day after President Donald Trump commuted his sentence for political corruption. He also pondered his future and potential job.. USATODAY.com - Published
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Mr. Blagojevich, the former Democratic governor of Illinois, spoke of having his sentence for corruption commuted by President Trump and described himself as a “freed political prisoner.” NYTimes.com - Published
Rod Blagojevich, a former Illinois governor forced out of office for trying to peddle Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat, thanked President Donald Trump on Wednesday for commuting his prison.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com
Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. He returned home to.. USATODAY.com - Published
Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison in Colorado on Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (Feb... USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump came under fire on Tuesday for commuting the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the ex-Illinois governor convicted of trying to peddle Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik and granting clemency.. USATODAY.com - Published
President Donald Trump pardoned seven people on Tuesday including former junk bond king Michael Milken and commuted the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the ex-Illinois governor convicted of trying to.. Reuters - Published
A former guest star on Trump's television program, "The Apprentice," Blagojevich was serving a 14-year prison sentence on federal corruption charges.
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